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Matt Desch: Iridium Looks to IoT as Area for Business Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said the company is building on its internet of things capabilities as an area for business growth, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Via Satellite reported Monday that Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told the audience …

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Iridium Enters Partnership in Push for Low-Power Space IoT; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will collaborate with Magnitude Space to study the potential of low-power global area network technology to deliver space-based internet of things services, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The memorandum of understanding between the two companies is part of Iridium’s efforts to …

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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware: ‘Strong’ IT Network Key to Help Agencies Get Value From Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — Diane Gongaware, vice president for U.S. public sector services at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said government agencies could benefit from the emergence of connected devices by employing an information technology network that serves to generate insights from growing data workloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. She wrote …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Cloud Key for Agencies to Manage IoT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said agencies can utilize cloud computing technology to manage the volumes of data generated from the Internet of Things, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “Cloud provides federal agencies with the improved flexibility, scalability and storage capacity they …

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Vencore Labs Presents IoT Tech at INSA-Hosted Innovators’ Showcase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2017 — A Vencore unit participated at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s 2017 Innovators’ Showcase with a demonstration of its Internet of Things technologies before an audience consisting of U.S. government engineers and scientists, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Vencore Labs delivered three presentations for the IoT panel …

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Microsoft IoT Hub Now Generally Available on Azure Government Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled an Internet of Things hub that aims to assist Azure Government cloud customer agencies in efforts to track, manage and secure connected devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Tom Keane, general manager of the Microsoft Azure engineering team, wrote in a …

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Lt. Gen. McLaughlin: Cybersecurity Threat Isn’t Theory; It’s Real and It’s Here

Air Force Lt. Gen. Kevin McLaughlin, Deputy Commander of U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) said Wednesday that too much of the cybersecurity threat conversation on Capitol Hill discusses threats as a “theory” — rather than the reality these threats already are. “What are we going to do when? If an enemy does X, what are we going to …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: President Trump’s Cybersecurity Order & More

Weekly Roundup May 15 – May 19 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last week President Trump signed an executive order to bolster our nation’s cybersecurity and maintain and strengthen U.S. cybersecurity capabilities. The order addresses the network security of U.S. government agencies, …

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UL LLC Receives DARPA Grant for IoT/Cybersecurity Risk Testing

U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded a grant to UL to help mitigate security risks for cybersecurity testing of the Internet of Things (IoT) and design gateways for industrial control system (ICS) applications. The DARPA grant will enable UL to identify the main areas of an industrial IoT gateway that relates to …

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DHS, DOJ Triple Spending on Internet of Things

The Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice have tripled their spending on equipment and services related to the Internet of Things (IoT) over the past six years, spending $600 million on the smart security industry, a new study by contracting intelligence firm Govini finds. Spending on software applications and cloud …

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